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BIG IDEAS FOR BIG SHOWS

LSR

2121 TBA

To Be Announced

 

 

The #1 Resource for Executives and Managers of Large Shows

Covid-19 Response

Large Show Roundtable and LSR Virtual exclusively serve executives, directors, show managers, and department managers responsible for shows with 125,000 net square feet and larger. Facilitated discussions explore proprietary research, exchange best practices, and solidify enduring connections. Clients will benefit from information-exchange and networking facilitated by Sam Lippman.

Face-to-face LSR includes an evening networking reception and dinner welcomes participants in a relaxed setting. A breakfast keynote by a noted expert gets the program started.

 

Find Out If LSR Is the Right Event for You


 

Why Attend?

Learn Growth Strategies
Learning from peers is critical to your professional growth and your show's success. The Large Show Roundtable brings together knowledgeable show executives, directors, and managers to share best practices and tactics.

Exchange Ideas with Peers
LSR convenes the perfect-sized group to brainstorm ideas. Learn how to make your show more effective and profitable directly from the advice of peers.

Discuss Challenges and How to Overcome Them
Collaboration and communication are essential to the success of your show. LSR clients actively exchange ideas on how to overcome common, persistent, and emerging challenges.

23 Reasons to Attend

Large Show Roundtable Delivers

  • Receive the latest Large Show Report, exclusive data from Freeman and Lippman Connects.
  • Continuing Education Units
    • LSR (Face-to-Face): Eligible for 5.5 clock hours towards CEM recertification. As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 5.5 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.
    • LSR Virtual: Eligible for 3 clock hours towards CEM recertification. As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 3.0 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.


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 Registration and Cancellation

  • LSR (Face-to-Face) $395 - Add an associate for $295.
  • LSR Virtual $270 - Add an associate for $195
  • Cancellation: Full refunds until one week before event. Within one week substitutes that meet the eligibility requirements will be permitted.

Questions? Contact Sam Lippman.

What to Expect

 

 

2020 Program Completed - 2121 Program to be Announced

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  1. Claim your square and connect with peers and experts.
  2. There has never been a more urgent need for a creative reappraisal of large shows. Ideation is a process that has an excellent track record and is well suited to addressing current needs. Jennifer Beindorf will explain how large shows are using ideation, including real world examples.
  3. What do attendees think of your reopening schedule? The continuing WAVE research project is tracking attendee confidence. Industry legend Skip Cox will let you in on the latest trends and what it means for your show.
  4. Whether pivoting to virtual or powering through with an in-person show, the old attendee acquisition playbook is out of date. Forever. Chief Marketing Strategist for mdg, Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes will guide you to insights that belong in your new marketing plan.
  5. Breakout discussion focusing on an urgent topic.
  6. Social distancing is here, and it's our job to make it work effectively and efficiently. For large shows, onsite registration is both a challenge and an opportunity. Dave Lawton, Chief Sales Officer, CDS, explores prevailing concerns, misconceptions, and emerging strategies.
  7. Whether you think of digital trade shows as placeholders or emerging media, making the right decisions now will have major impact on your budget, your income, and your brand. There's not a shortage of choice, just a shortage of objective expertise. Rich Stone, CEO, ACT/EXPOCAD fills in the gaps.
  8. Breakout discussion on a topic of urgent concern.
  9. Sam Lippman will use live polling to measure the depth and breadth of large show practices, plans, and predictions. Are you aligned with the mainstream or an outlier? This snapshot is a unique look at the consensus outlook for large shows.
  10. The information exchange is fast and furious for a closing session of facilitated discussion and professional insights.
  11. Large Show Roundtable starts and ends on time. You can set your clock to it.

 

Lippman Connects You

 

 

Presenting

  • Access Intelligence
  • Advanstar
  • Advanstar Communications
  • Advertising Specialty Institute
  • All Baby & Child
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • American Dental Association
  • American Farm Bureau
  • American Heart Association
  • American Institute of Architects
  • American Meat Institute
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Pet Products Association
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • American Water Works Association
  • American Wind Energy Association
  • AmericasMart Atlanta
  • ASIS International
  • Association of Equipment Manufacturers
  • Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers
  • Auto Care Association
  • Biotechnology Industry Organization
  • Business Journals
  • California Building Industry Association
  • CEDIA
  • Consumer Technology Association
  • Converting & Package Printing Expo
  • ConvExx
  • Corcoran Expositions
  • Craft & Hobby Association
  • CTIA - The Wireless Association
  • Direct Marketing Association
  • Diversified Communications
  • Diving Equipment & Marketing Association
  • dmg::events
  • Emerald Expositions
  • Exhibit Management Associates
  • Exposition Development Company
  • Farm Progress Show
  • Food Marketing Institute
  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
  • Graphic Arts Show Company
  • Graphics of the Americas
  • Hall-Erickson
  • Hanley Wood
  • Health Information Management System Society
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association
  • Helicopter Association International
  • IDG World Expo
  • Independent Film and Television Alliance
  • InfoComm International
  • Informa
  • Institute of Food Technologists
  • International Agri-Center
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • International Music Products Association
  • International Poultry Expo
  • International Sign Association
  • International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • International Woodworking Fair
  • IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries
  • ISSA - The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association
  • Jewelers of America
  • LIGHTFAIR® International
  • Louisiana Restaurant Association
  • Mack Brooks Exhibitions
  • Material Handling Industry
  • Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.
  • NAB Show
  • NACS - The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing
  • National Asphalt Pavement Association
  • National Association of Broadcasters
  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • National Association of College Stores
  • National Association of Home Builders
  • National Business Aviation Association
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • National Confectioners Association
  • National FFA Organization
  • National Glass Association
  • National Restaurant Association
  • National Retail Federation
  • National Safety Council
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • National Trade Productions
  • National Training & Simulation Association
  • Naylor Event Solutions
  • New Hope Natural Media
  • Newcom Business Media
  • nGage Events
  • Nielsen Expositions
  • NPE
  • Offprice
  • Optical Society
  • Penton
  • Performance Racing Industry
  • Pfingsten Publishing LLC
  • Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy
  • PMMI - Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
  • Premiere Show Group
  • Produce Marketing Association
  • Promotional Products Association International
  • Questex LLC
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Recreation Vehicle Industry Association
  • Reed Exhibitions
  • Riddle & Associates
  • SAE International
  • SAP Global Marketing
  • SECO International
  • Sellers Expositions
  • Semiconductor Equipment & Materials International
  • SmithBucklin
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Solar Energy Trade Shows
  • SouthComm
  • SPARGO, Inc.
  • Specialty Equipment Market Association
  • Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
  • Texas Nursery & Landscape Association
  • The Vision Council
  • Toy Industry Association
  • True Value Company
  • UBM
  • US Poultry & Egg Association
  • VNU Expositions, Inc.
  • Water Environment Federation
  • Western Exhibitors
  • Western Veterinary Conference
  • William T. Glasgow, Inc.
  • World Dairy Expo
  • World Pet Association


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About Large Show Roundtable


 

Steve Lewis, PRI, Talks about LSR


 

Julie Ackerman, PMMI, Talks about LSR


 

Testimonials

 

 

  • The networking at the Large Show Roundtable (LSR) was very beneficial. I walked away with several new ideas we implemented immediately. I will recommend LSR to my colleagues.
    Donna Bellantone
    Executive Vice President, Informa Markets
  • Having new research presented was terrific—it’s great to have something to share with your colleagues. And the networking was also a huge value.
    Greg Topalian
    CEO, Clarion UX and Leftfield Media
  • I get a high ROI from the Large Show Roundtable and leave with best practices that help grow my show.
    Steve Drew
    Associate Executive Director, RSNA
  • I enjoy the opportunity to network and share ideas with peers in the Large Show Roundtable’s casual and unstructured setting. It’s very helpful to discuss current challenges impacting our industry and how to overcome them.
    Carol Fojtik
    Senior Vice President, Hall Erickson - MINExpo